Weekend Box Office: ‘The Last Jedi’ had Biggest Week-to-Week Drop

The Dwayne Johnson-Led Sequel

Disney/Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi remained in first place domestically with $68.4 million, but setting the biggest week-to-week drop (69%) at the box office of any of the Disney era Star Wars films. Internationally, The Last Jedi added $75.1 million this Christmas weekend, raising the overseas cume to $380.3 million, for a global total of $745.4 million through Sunday.

Debuting in second place is Sony‘s Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. The Dwayne Johnson-led sequel earned $34 million at home and has earned $50.6 million through Sunday. Directed by Jake Kasdan, the film received an A- CinemaScore from audiences. Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan, Nick Jonas, and Bobby Cannavale co-star.

Universal’s Pitch Perfect 3 opened to $20.4 million over the three-day weekend and is on track for $27 million by the end of the four-day period. The threequel starring Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Hailee Steinfeld, Brittany Snow, Anna Camp and Hana Mae Lee earned an A- CinemaScore, despite being trashed by critics with a 29 percent on Rotten Tomatoes.

Fox‘s musical The Greatest Showman, starring Hugh Jackman, opened in fourth place this weekend, with a meager $8.6 million ($13.2 million through Sunday), while holdover Ferdinand (Fox/Blue Sky) rounded out the top 5 with $7 million.

Alexander Payne‘s ambitious sci-fi social satire Downsizing (Paramount) got off to a slow start in the seventh spot with just $4.6 million from 2,668 theaters. Starring Matt Damon, Christoph Waltz, Hong Chau, Jason Sudeikis, and Kristen Wiig, the film received a C CinemaScore from audiences.

Warner Bros. Pictures’ Father Figures, starring Owen Wilson and Ed Helms, died on the vine with $3.2 million. The new Lawrence Sher-directed comedy opened in ninth place and received a B- CinemaScore.

Check out this Christmas weekend’s box office results below.

1. “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” — $68.4 million ($365 mil.)
2. “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” — $34 million ($50 mil.)
3. “Pitch Perfect 3” — $20.4 million
4. “The Greatest Showman” — $8.6 million ($13.1 mil.)
5. “Ferdinand” — $7 million ($26.5 mil.)
6. “Coco” — $5.2 million ($161.3 mil.)
7. “Downsizing” — $4.6 million
8. “Darkest Hour”— $4.1 million ($6.9 mil.)
9. “Father Figures” — $3.2 million
10. “The Shape of Water” — $3 million ($7.6 mil.)